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Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail through Arizona

Gerald T. Ahnert

Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail through Arizona

a guide to the route of 1857-1861.

by Gerald T. Ahnert

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Published by Westernlore Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Butterfield Overland Trail.,
  • Arizona
    • Subjects:
    • Butterfield Overland Trail.,
    • Arizona -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 111.

      StatementWritten, mapped, and photographed by Gerald T. Ahnert.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF811 .A35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5435030M
      ISBN 100870260308
      LC Control Number73083025
      OCLC/WorldCa834936

      THE BUTTERFIELD OVERLAND MAIL. By Mary A. Helmich Interpretation and Education Division California State Parks, Download PDF of Article. On Septem , businessman and financier John Butterfield of Utica, New York won a coveted six-year, $,a-year federal contract to transport mail twice a week between St. Louis, Missouri and San . In Texas, the Butterfield Overland Mail service created by Congress on March 3, , operated until Ma The route that was operated extended from San Francisco, California to Los Angeles, then across the Colorado Desert to Fort Yuma, then across New Mexico Territory via, Tucson and Mesilla, New Mexico to Franklin, Texas, midpoint on the on: New Mexico Territory near Anthony - .

        Get to know the Butterfield Overland Trail, which cut through southwest New Mexico. Between and , the Butterfield Overland . The History of Butterfield Trail dates back to when the Butterfield Overland Mail Company operated for three years carrying mail and passengers across the country from Missouri to San Francisco. More than miles of the almost 2, mile mail route ran across the state of Texas. Part of the original trail used still runs through the Butterfield Trail golf course property today, .

      Wide World Maps & MORE!, Phoenix, Arizona. likes. Wide World Maps & MORE! is an Arizona-based map company with design, production, wholesale, and retail activities. It has two stores and many. Across Arizona The overland route across Arizona’s dry and sparsely populated desert landscape was miles long with 27 stagecoach stations. It took about four days to get through Arizona at an average speed of about four and a half miles an hour. The first Butterfield Overland Mail stagecoach reached Tucson from St. Louis onFile Size: 1MB.


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Travel north on the dirt road about miles to reach the Butterfield Pass Trail junction (GPS: N33o' Wo')/5(18). Ahnert, Gerald T. Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail through Arizona; a Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail through Arizona book to the route of Written, mapped, and photographed by Gerald T.

Ahnert Westernlore Press Los Angeles Australian/Harvard Citation. Ahnert, Gerald T. Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail through Arizona; a guide to the route of   Did the old stagecoach route between Benson and Tucson follow what is today’s I.

Harry McNeer Via Fax. The old Butterfield Overland stage line, which ran across Southern Arizona betweenran north of today’s I The route more closely follows the Southern Pacific Railroad tracks, which were laid there in Author of The Butterfield Trail and Overland Mail Company in Arizona, and Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail Through Arizona; A Guide to the Route of /5(2).

Butterfield Overland Mail (officially the Overland Mail Company) was a stagecoach service in the United States operating from to It carried passengers and U.S. Mail from two eastern termini, Memphis, Tennessee, and St. Louis, Missouri, to San Francisco, routes from each eastern terminus met at Fort Smith, Arkansas, and then continued through Indian.

Company has been basically covered in my book The Butterfield Trail and Overland Mail Company in Arizona,this comprehensive report is prepared as an aid to historians.

Thirteen images made at the time of Butterfield’s service are used for this report. From Apache Pass, westbound stages made their way to Benson, then Cienega Station (Vail), then Tucson. Generally, the Butterfield Stage route through Arizona followed what is today Interstate In all, there were 26 stations in Arizona.

The route from St. Louis to San Francisco was a little more than miles and typically required days. Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail Through Arizona by Ahnert, Gerald T. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Edition: First Editon.

Gerald T. Ahnert’s book, Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail Through Arizona, has excellent maps detailing the line. Related Posts John Ford’s Stagecoach made John Wayne, who had been around for more than a decade. A chance visit to Arizona in led to one man conducting 45 years of research and writing the most definitive book to date on the historic Butterfield Trail and the Overland Mail Company.

Aptly titled “The Butterfield Trail and Overland Mail Company in Arizona ,” the book covers in great detail the world’s longest stage route. The Butterfield Trail and Overland Mail Company in Arizona Jan 1, by Gerald T.

Ahnert Paperback. Currently unavailable. Retracing the Butterfield Overland Trail Through Arizona; A Guide to the Route of Jun 1, by Gerald T.

Ahnert Hardcover. $ $ 99 More Information. The Butterfield Overland Mail, also known as the Oxbow Route, the Butterfield Overland Stage, or the Butterfield Stage, was a stagecoach route in the United States, operating from to It was a conduit for the United States mail from St. Louis, Missouri through Arkansas, Indian Territory, New Mexico, and Arizona, ending in San.

The Overland Trail (also known as the Overland Stage Line) was a stagecoach and wagon trail in the American West during the 19th portions of the route had been used by explorers and trappers since the s, the Overland Trail was most heavily used in the s as an alternative route to the Oregon, California, and Mormon trails through central Wyoming.

Their trip is recorded in a book called The Butterfield Overland Mail, ; published by the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California.

"The cost for one way fare was $ or $ per mile for shorter trips and usually took 22. Dragoon Springs Stage Station as it looked in Drawing by H.S. Grosvenor, a Butterfield stage wagon passenger. Note that the two graves in the lower left corner are those of the three Butterfield employees murdered during the September 9, massacre.

(Courtesy of Gerald T. Ahnert, Butterfield Overland Mail historian.). Surveying parties, the military, as well as others, using wagon odometers on the Southern Overland Trail and the Central Overland Trail have provided historians with important information to aid them in locating historic sites.

Beers Wagon Odometer, or similar, was used for this purpose. Shown attached. Butterfield to Gadsen Loop Trail is a mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Goodyear, Arizona and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round.

Dogs are also able to 4/5(31). Posts about Arizona written by besonst. San Simon Stage Station Apache Pass Stage Station Ewell’s Stage Station Dragoon Springs Stage Station San Pedro River Stage Station Seneca-Cienega Stage Station Tucson Stage Station Piointer Mountain Stage Station Picacho Stage Station Blue Water Stage Station Oneida Stage Station Sacaton Stage Station .The original Butterfield route through eastern San Diego County was still being used by emigrants in wagons and on horseback until the early s.